Newspaper article dated 1891 from the South Simcoe News about Lacrosse in the town of Bradford, including names of members of the Lacrosse team in Bradford. Includes a stamp saying L. Campbell 227 1/2 George Street. Dr. Lewis H. Campbell had the local paper sent to him in Toronto while attending medical school.
A page listing members of the Bradford Lawn Bowling Club in an account and minute book of theirs. The club was founded in 1909 and William L. Campbell was a founding member.
"The following gentlemen have signified their intention of becoming part of the club:
H. S. Broughton Peter Holt T. W. W. Evans D. F. Porter T. A. Pratt J. E. Hodgson T. E. Bell W. A. Stratton Geo. D. Morton Robt. Helmer E. J. Morton Alex. Logan A. [Illegible] Wright Geo. Ogilvie Geo. G. Green Dr. C. W. Ellis Geo. R. Coombs Geo. A. Carefoot C. Casselman A. E. Dyment Dr. Stevenson W. L. Campbell Jos. Park E. P. Snow E. V. Peters Mr. R. Perley S. Martin Gilbert Lukes Wm. Manders Jas. Bemrose Fred Moore A. E. Scanlon Robt. Neilly Herb Wiley Ed Coombs Robt. Stewart L. C. McDonald"
Two lawn bowling balls. One engrave with "LHC" and the other with "W.L.C." One belonged to Dr. Lewis H. Campbell and the other to his brother William L. Campbell. Both were members of Bradford's lawn bowling club.
One side of two Canadian Lacrosse Association Championship medals awarded to William L. Campbell and Dr. Lewis H. Campbell. Both men were on Bradford's lacrosse team , Dr. Campbell won a medal for 1902 and 1905 and William won one for 1905. This side of each medal has engraving, including of two lacrosse sticks.
One side of two Canadian Lacrosse Association Championship medals awarded to William L. Campbell and Dr. Lewis H. Campbell. Both men were on Bradford's lacrosse team and their names are engraved on the medals (as seen in this view). Dr. Campbell won a medal for 1902 and 1905 and William won one for 1905.
An article about the history and popularity of the game of lacrosse in Bradford, written by Luanne Campbell Edwards.
"At this time in June, 110 years ago, there was only one topic being discussed in every household in Bradford: the Bradford players on the Canadian Lacrosse Associations' All Star Team, then playing across Canada on their way to Vancouver, as part of an around-the-world trip promoting the national game. At that time in Canada's history, that game was lacrosse - not hockey..."